Plant Production Manager (ID:41378)
Our client has been family owned for over 160 years. It is now one of the world’s largest innovative agricultural suppliers in over 70 countries. They pride themselves with innovative tools, technology, and hybrid performance. They are looking for an experienced Plant Processing Manager in Tangent OR, to help take their business to the next level.

Plant Production Processing Manager is responsible for all aspects of the processing and packaging of various products in accordance with the company quality standards and customer requirements. This position ensures compliance with all state and federal guidelines, oversees and provides leadership to the Tangent OR processing team.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Management of Operational Processing to Include:
    • Leadership by direct daily interaction with processing team supervisors and team leaders
    • Commercial processing
    • Treatment and packaging processing
    • Quarterly and annual budget for all stages of processing
    • Achieving quality standards on each work center
    • Mid-Long term capital planning
    • Capacity planning
  • Manage a team of 25 -100 full time/temporary employees in the processing plant.
  • Develop staffing schedules for 24/7 operations during processing season.
  • Develop supervisors to ensure high standards of production, quality & safety.
  • Create workflow diagrams and determine equipment capacity and limitations.
  • Create SOP’s and working instruction and update them on an annual basis.
  • Process products for the sales markets that meet or exceed predetermined quality standards.
  • Communicate starting, expected and actual completion dates of each shop order.
  • Work with all department supervisors to improve quality, timely shipments and reduce labor costs.
  • Encourage improved communication between departments and team building within work groups.
  • Coordinate with Quality Manager for market standards.
  • Collaborate with Director of Operations, R&D, Q.C., Engineering, and Project Manager to develop, plan and implement cutting edge technologies for more efficient processing methods.
  • Manage the selection, training, and development of staff

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Agriculture, Business, Biology, or a related Field preferred.
  • 8-10+ years of production experience
  • Strong organization, team leadership, communication, time management and project skills.
  • Proficient computer skills: Microsoft Office and HMI.
  • Able to work extended shifts and varying hours
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP/MES system
  • Knowledge of the sugar beet or seed industry preferred that includes seed and crop production, as well as allied industry chemical, equipment and research.



About Versique:

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.



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